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Changing the Things We Cannot Accept

Last Thursday, hundreds of people came to the State House in Augusta for an historic event: the Chiefs of the Wabanaki tribes delivered the first State of the Tribes address in more than 20 years.  They spoke to a joint session of the Maine State House of Representatives and Senate and their honored guests. Click HERE to watch the video recording.

The Other Good Samaritan

The conversation Jesus of Nazareth has with the Samaritan woman at the well (John 4:5-42) is the longest dialogue he has with anyone in any of the gospels—longer than those he has with his disciples, or with his accusers, or even with his own family members. 

The assigned text for the third Sunday of Lent this year, the story of this conversation


In our faith communities this March, let’s celebrate the women who tell our stories, including women preachers.

In Maine’s history, one of the woman preacher-storytellers whose story could be celebrated in your church or meeting this month is Rev. Margaret K. Henrichsen.  She was a young widow who, in the 1940’s, came to Maine to serve

The lectionary assigns Psalm 121 to be read on the second Sunday in Lent this year:

Imagine inviting God to slow you down and teach you how to rest this Lenten season.  I wonder how this invitation might shape your discipline and practice in surprising ways.

The Temptations’ Greatest Hits

First Week of Lent 2023
On the first Sunday of Lent, we hear the story of how Jesus was tempted by the devil after his 40 days and 40 nights of fasting in the wilderness.

click to read more…

Lent begins today

Ash Wednesday


In 1926, historian and educator Dr. Carter G. Woodson began the observance of “Negro History Week.” Woodson, who held a master’s degree from the University of Chicago and a Ph.D. from Harvard University, recognized that Black people were underrepresented in the books and scholarly communication that had shaped the dominant culture’s narrative of American history.

Committed to Listen: MLK Day 2023

Monday, January 16, 2023 
12:15 pm (Eastern) • Online

Click here to view the recoding of the reading

Protecting Houses Of Worship

Protecting Houses Of Worship


Thursday, March 9, 2023 (9 AM – 12:30 PM)
UMaine Augusta, 46 University Dr., Augusta, ME

Neighbors Need ME: 
A faith-based movement for hope, housing equity, and home

Please sign on and share this far and wide with your congregations and communities and encourage them to sign on.

AND save the date of Wed. Dec. 7th for the Prayer Vigil in Augusta.